|Marine Corps Medevac Footage: Near the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), 07-1967 - United States. Navy|
U.S. Navy Photographic Center film # NPC-47231"This film documents medical evacuation (medevac) teams as they assisted soldiers during a battle near the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Medevac personnel are shown as they carried wounded men in blankets through thick brush towards an open field, and Marines are seen as they helped fellow soldiers board a CH-46 Sea Knight tandem rotor cargo helicopter...
Keywords: USMC; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; US Marines; Helicopter Ambulances -- United States; Helicopter Ambulances -- Vietnam
|Patients Volunteer For Guard Duty, 02/09/1968 - United States. Department of the Army|
Shot List from the National Archives: "Summary: Approx. 200': Soldier patient of the 5th Bn, 60th Inf, 9th Inf Div, on guard at hospital post. He is dressed in pajamas, slippers, helmet, and armored vest. Civilian passes are checked. Jeeps enter and leave hospital grounds. Soldier patient searches civilians. Patient opens hospital gate. Garbage truck enters. 3d Field Hospital sign. Soldier patient carrying rifle exits hospital...
Keywords: Helicopter Ambulance; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 9th; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 82nd; Prisoners Of War -- United States; Helicopter Ambulances -- United States; Helicopter Ambulances -- Vietnam; AN/PRC-25; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; U.S. Army 3rd Field Hospital, Saigon, Vietnam (Republic); Hospitals, Military
|General Harold K. Johnson Inspects 1st Infantry Division Base Camp, Dian, South Vietnam ; Medicopter Evacuation Of Wounded, Phouc Vinh, South Vietnam, 08/03/1967 - United States. Army|
National Archives description "Big Red One"emblem atop 1st Inf Div HQ. Gen Johnson and party arrive by jeep and enter HQ. Gen Johnson boards copter. Copter takes off. -- Pilot at controls of UH-1D. UH-1D medicopters of 57th and 283d air ambulance companies take off and land at the 93d Evac Hospital helipad. AVs, junlge and landing at the helipad. Soldier ties down the main rotor blade. Litter patient is carried from ambulance to copter and from copter into hospital." National Archives Identifi...
Keywords: Vietnam War; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Army; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Bell UH-1 Iroquois; Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical Care -- United States; Helicopter ambulances -- United States; Helicopter ambulances -- Vietnam; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 1st; 283rd Medical Detachment (Air Ambulance); United States. -- Army -- Evacuation Hospital, 93rd; 57th Medical Detachment (Air Ambulance)
|To Save A Soldier - United States. Air Force|
Henry Fonda-narrated 1966 ABC documentary that follows a wounded soldier in Vietnam from the field, through the medical system, and back home to the USA. It aired on ABC TV October 24, 1966 and again in January 1967. Time Magazine: "Henry Fonda narrates a documentary recording the everyday heroism of helicopter pilots, doctors and flight nurses in Viet Nam." TV Guide: " The thrilling story of combat medical teamwork in a jungle war .....
Keywords: United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Transport Of Sick And Wounded; Transportation Of Patients -- History -- United States; Flight Nurse; Aviation nursing -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Military Nursing; Dustoff; Helicopter ambulances -- United States; Helicopter ambulances -- Vietnam; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical care -- United States; Military Medicine; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; 283rd Medical Detachment (Air Ambulance); Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical Care -- United States; United States. -- Air Force -- Women; United States. Air Force; United States. Army; United States. -- Air Force Nurse Corps; United States -- Army -- 283d Medical Detachment (HA)